The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 41 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 32 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.74% 1.78% 3.54%
As % of the System Software category 30.48% 19.28% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 12
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £400 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £420 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% +2.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
105 83 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.27% 9.22% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 45
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £252 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 20
Average hourly rate £16.32 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.15 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.75 £14.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (63.41%) Windows
3 24 (58.54%) Hyper-V
4 22 (53.66%) ITIL
5 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
6 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
7 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
8 15 (36.59%) Citrix
9 14 (34.15%) HP
9 14 (34.15%) DV Cleared
10 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
10 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
10 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
10 13 (31.71%) SQL
10 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
11 12 (29.27%) Symantec
11 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (26.83%) Linux
13 10 (24.39%) NetApp
13 10 (24.39%) Clustering
13 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (21.95%) SAN
14 9 (21.95%) UNIX
15 8 (19.51%) CRM
15 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
15 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (19.51%) OVSD
15 8 (19.51%) Dynamics CRM
15 8 (19.51%) Lync
15 8 (19.51%) Data Centre

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 8 (19.51%) Lync
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.32%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) PaaS
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) BIG-IP
2 3 (7.32%) iSCSI
2 3 (7.32%) Broadband
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) OLTP
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Database Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Clustering
2 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
3 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
4 5 (12.20%) User Experience
5 3 (7.32%) HACMP
5 3 (7.32%) LPAR
6 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.95%) UNIX
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (12.20%) VMS
7 5 (12.20%) AIX
8 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
8 3 (7.32%) CentOS
9 1 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) ITIL
2 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (19.51%) CRM
4 7 (17.07%) Service Management
4 7 (17.07%) Change Control
5 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
5 6 (14.63%) Change Management
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
6 5 (12.20%) ITSM
6 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (12.20%) High Availability
6 5 (12.20%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
1 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.32%) AWK
3 3 (7.32%) sed
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
3 14 (34.15%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.76%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.88%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Hyper-V
2 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.07%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (12.20%) XenApp
4 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.32%) Veritas File System
5 3 (7.32%) vSphere
5 3 (7.32%) NFS
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) OVSD
2 5 (12.20%) SCOM
2 5 (12.20%) XenMobile
2 5 (12.20%) AirWatch
3 4 (9.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (9.76%) WSUS
3 4 (9.76%) SCCM
4 3 (7.32%) OpenView
4 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (7.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.44%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (36.59%) Citrix
4 14 (34.15%) HP
5 12 (29.27%) Symantec
6 10 (24.39%) NetApp
7 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco
9 5 (12.20%) EMC
9 5 (12.20%) Veritas
9 5 (12.20%) Lumension
10 4 (9.76%) IBM
11 3 (7.32%) Dell
11 3 (7.32%) GFI Software
11 3 (7.32%) 3PAR
11 3 (7.32%) F5
12 2 (4.88%) Oracle
12 2 (4.88%) Intel
12 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
12 2 (4.88%) McAfee